- 8 drops Lavender
- 15 drops Vanilla in jojoba oil
- 1.5 oz. Distilled water
- 1.5 oz. Vodka 80 proof
- Fill a 2-4 oz. spray bottle with the water and vodka. Add the lavender and vanilla. Shake well before each spray. Mist the room for a lovely fragrance.
If room sprays, bath salts, and essential oils come to mind when you hear the word aromatherapy, you’re on par with what most people probably think. Aromatherapy, however, is much more than just a pleasing aroma or beauty product. It is a true healing modality whose potential is just being realized in the Western world.
Jade Shutes, founder and director of education of The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies, defines the term in the following way on the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy’s website: